Development of the AHCPR-sponsored heart failure guideline: methodologic and procedural issues.

@article{Hadorn1994DevelopmentOT,
  title={Development of the AHCPR-sponsored heart failure guideline: methodologic and procedural issues.},
  author={David Christian Hadorn and David Baker},
  journal={The Joint Commission journal on quality improvement},
  year={1994},
  volume={20 10},
  pages={539-47}
}
BACKGROUND RAND, a nonprofit research and policy organization, served as contractor for the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research (AHCPR)-sponsored guideline on the management of patients with heart failure due to left-ventricular systolic dysfunction. PANEL At meetings of the 16-member panel, discussions concerning practice recommendations were held until a consensus was reached. A draft algorithm was the key tool, serving as a starting point for panel discussion. The algorithm was… CONTINUE READING